The NFL officially kicked off this Sunday but instead Kyle Sandy was in Grovetown to check out some of the CSRA's top players at Will Avery's Fall 48 Invite camp. Each team had a handful of players evaluated with UCLA (3:05-8:40), Georiga (8:44-13:47), Georgetown (13:50-19:11), Duke (19:13-23:14), Oregon (23:16-26:10) & Kentucky (26:11-31:54) all discussed.
Metro Atlanta is the place to be this Saturday for two inaugural basketball events. Donte Medlock of Lock's Way Hoops (@locksWAY_OTR) opens up the episode with a look at his FreshmanU Camp showcasing some of Georgia's top 2021 prospects. East Jackson head coach David Akin (16:05) follows with a preview of his Team BELIEF Coaches Clinic held at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church Harp Center. Akin gives an overall synopsis of some of the biggest challenges coaches face and provides a tease of his high profile guest speakers.
Kyle Sandy fields #AskSpiel questions about August 1st's Class of 2018 GHSA Player Rankings. Rameen Forghani peppers the owner of Sandy's Spiel on his process of coming up with the rankings and lets him defend where each player was slotted. Who are the best players left off at each postion, most likely future pro, biggest impact at the college level and what is the most talented position in the 2018 class among many others are all answered.
At 5:41 PM today, Wheeler principal Peter Giles announced on Twitter that the Wildcats had hired 2x state championship winning head coach Larry Thompson away from Greenforest to fill the void left behind by 6x state champion and 25-year leader of Wheeler, Doug Lipscomb. Kyle Sandy discusses what the move means for Wheeler and Greenforest as one school pegs the GHSA's most successful coach over the past two seasons while the other looks for direction in a crossroads for the program.
The Fourth of July has come and gone and Sandy's Spiel has collected 72 known GHSA transfers with plenty more still to uncover. Kyle Sandy highlights a handful of these moves and what they mean to their new school.
Spielin’ & Dealin’ Ep. 21: Georgia State Session II, Butler Shootout, St. Pius EOS Classic, Georgia Tech girls team camp (6/28/17)
With brand new audio quality, the entire Sandy's Spiel staff gathered to share their thoughts on team camps across the state. Trent Markwith debuts on the podcast, while Kyle Sandy hints at bigs things in-store over the next upcoming weeks.
It already has been a busy summer for the Sandy's Spiel staff. Bre Singleton & Rameen Forghani join Kyle Sandy to give their analysis on Georgia Tech, Georgia State, UGA and Johns Creek team camps.
2017 Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Year D'Marcus Simonds joins Spielin' & Dealin' to review his first season on campus at Georgia State. Simonds was a GHSA standout while at Buford and Gainesville. He graduated from Gainesville in 2016 and originally committed to play at Mississippi State as a 4-star recruit before reopening his recruitment.
On May 16, the GHSA Executive Committee elected to table talks of a harsh "50%" transfer rule. Henry County athletic director Curt Miller, Fulton County athletic director Steven Craft and Grayson High School head coach Geoffrey Pierce join the episode to share their thoughts.
South Forsyth's Evan Cole committed to Georgia Tech this Tuesday. Kyle Sandy catches up with the All-State power forward on his decision to stay in state after originally committing to UNC-Wilmington.